Magazine article Multimedia & Internet@Schools
Sound and Light, or Belltones and Visual Literacy: Author Johanna Riddle Describes a Number of Projects That Can Serve as Examples to Help You with an Essential 21st Century Teaching Task
AS you read this, we are in the final preparations for our Internet@Schools East conference later this month in Washington, D.C. We're jazzed! Highlights include Joyce Valenza, who will open the conference Thursday, March 23, with a talk entitled Virtual School Libraries and 21st-Century Service, and Alice Yucht, whose session Using RSS for Really Savvy "Resourcery," or How Bloglines Made Me Look Brilliant will kick off the Friday, March 24 tracks. The 2-day event, concurrent and co-located with Information Today, Inc.'s Computers in Libraries conference, comprises four half-day tracks: The Virtual School Library Imperative; Issues, Ideas & Resources for the Profession; School Libraries on the Cutting Edge; and Digital Imagery, Visual Literacy, & College-Level Research Skills. Needless to say, we'd like to see you and your colleagues there! Check out the program online at http://www.infotoday. com/I@SE2006/ ... or inside this issue of MMIS.
And as for this issue itself, it features the debut column of Mary Ann Bell, whom I noted last time in this space as the replacement for retiring Learning Unleashed! columnist Trevor Shaw. Mary Ann has chosen to call her column Belltones, and it will indeed be a place where she can "sound off" on library, Internet, and educational technology subjects and issues that concern her as well as all practitioners in K-12 libraries. …